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Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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The trees form part of a border around the site

Where you can recycle your Christmas tree in Calderdale

With Christmas wrapped up for another year, many will be now be thinking about how to get rid of the Christmas tree.

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Volunteer Jon Stopp on the Rochdale Canal

Calderdale community garden project is runner up in BBC One show

A community ‘linear larder’ garden along the banks of the Rochdale Canal was a runner-up in a new BBC One daytime TV series, ‘Let’s Get a Good Thing Going’.

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Calderdale Council unanimously rejects controversial incinerator plans

Controversial plans to build an incinerator near to two schools have been thrown out by Calderdale Council.
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Applying for planning permisiion to operate a 24 hour/day incinerator, in a residential valley, Calder Valley Skip Hire, Belmont Waste Recycling Centre, Rochdale Road, Sowerby Bridge

Campaigners to hold Halifax town centre protest against Calderdale incinerator plan

A protest will be held outside Halifax Town Hall this evening (Tuesday) as Calderdale Council debates plans to build an incinerator in Sowerby Bridge.

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Roger with his new removable doors

Resilience grant gives flooded Mytholmroyd homeowner peace of mind

A Mytholmroyd resident has described how a flood grant from the Council has helped to put his mind at rest after he was flooded in 2012 and again on Boxing Day 2015.

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Mytholmroyd flood warden Karl Boggis

New river forecasts in Calderdale give details about flood risk

A new service which allows people to get forecasts for river levels to help them manage their risk of flooding is available in the Calder Valley.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu

Archbishop of York to reopen flood-hit church in Mytholmroyd

A flood damaged church in Mytholmroyd is celebrating its reopening and renewal with a special visitor.

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Celebrating the new work done on the canal from library lock to Key Sike Lane

Column: One more incredible celebration in Todmorden

Our town Mayor Councillor Christine potter and her Consort Lynne came out to celebrate the new work done on the canal from library lock to Key Sike Lane.

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Left To Right: MP Holly Lynch (Halifax), Guy Thompson (White Rose Forest), Granville Davies (Yorkshire Water), MP Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley)

Pioneering project launched to reduce flood risk in Calder Valley

Calderdale is leading the way with a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in the valley.
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The new store will almost double display capacity to 30,000 sq ft

New lease of life for flood-hit Russell Dean

Flood-hit businesses across the Calder Valley are slowly getting back on their feet with a furniture store getting a new lease of life.

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Clean up on Burnley Road in Todmorden.

Clean up continues after Storm Brian battered Calder Valley

As the sirens sounded, it seemed like an all too familiar situation for residents of the Calder Valley.
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Mytholmroyd resident Tim Foulds receives a Good Neighbour Award from Places for People Group Chief Executive David Cowans

Mytholmroyd man awarded for community work after Boxing Day floods

After the devastating floods on Boxing Day 2015, one local resident has gone above and beyond to get his neighbourhood back on its feet and his work has been recognised at a national awards ceremony.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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Hurricane Ophellia weather map

Hurricane Ophelia to bring 'exceptional' conditions as weather warning issued for Yorkshire

Gusts of up to 80mph will batter parts of the UK as Hurricane Ophelia sweeps in threatening to cause travel chaos.

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Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Let's hope you haven't packed the barbecue away just yet.

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